Gelbe Post : ostasiatische Halbmonatsschrift. (Shanghai, China : 1939-1940.)
Gelbe Post : ostasiatische Halbmonatsschrift (Shanghai, China : 1939-1940.)
Publisher Shanghai :Eigentümer, Herausgeber, Schriftleiter: A.J. Storfer,1939-1940.
Digitizing sponsor Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO)
Book contributor Leo Baeck Institute Library Periodical Collection
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Gelbe Post : ostasiatische illustrierte Halbmonatsschrift
The "Gelbe Post: Ostasiatische Halbmonatsschrift" (Yellow post: East Asian Semimonthly) was published by Adolf Josef Storfer while he was living in exile in Shanghai during the period of National Socialism. Prior to Storfer's exile, he was active in Vienna's psychoanalytic community. He was a student of Freud's and eventually edited Freud's collected works with Anna Freud. He also edited psychoanalytical journals and was the managing director of the Internationaler Psychoanalytischer Verlag. He began publishing “Gelbe Post” approximately a year after his arrival in Shanghai in 1938. The introduction of the first issue of “Gelbe Post” indicated the title "Gelbe Post" (yellow post) wasn't meant to have any deeper meaning beyond its association with the black print on the yellow cover; the publisher chose the journal's title because he originally used the colors yellow and black for his previous publications in Europe and felt these colors were a favorable combination for the eye. "Gelbe Post" was meant to have neutral content. Its articles covered cultural life in China, Korea and Japan. Although the "Gelbe Post's" intention was to circulate worldwide to readers interested in East Asian customs and ways of life, there were many articles specifically relevant to Jewish emigrants living Shanghai.
(Source: Röder, Werner, et al. Biographisches Handbuch der deutschsprachigen Emigration nach 1933. München : Saur, 1980-1983. Vol. 2 (1983) p. 565)
Editor: A. J. Storfer.
Additional Publication Information:
"Gelbe Post" was originally published in Shanghai as a semi-monthly periodical May-Juli. 1939. Issue 7 was published in Nov. 1939. Then the item was reissued in a single volume in late 1939 or early 1940. It eventually continued as a daily newspaper during its second year of publication, although its publication frequency varied after November 1939.
The date "Gelbe Post" ceased publication is unclear. Sources indicate it ceased publication sometime between June and September 1940.
Maas, Lieselotte. Handbuch der deutschen Exilpresse, 1933-1945. Wien: Carl Hanser Verlag, 1976.
Dates of Publication:
Jahrgang 1, Nr. 1 (May 1, 1939)-[Jahrgang 2 (Juni 1940)?].
Jahrgang 1, Heft 1-7 (Mai-November 1939) ;
Jahrg. 1, Nr. 10 (1. Dez. 1939);
Jahrg. 2, Nr. 7 [=Nr. 21] (27. Jan. 1940);
Jahrg. 2, Nr. 78 (5. Mai 1940)
*The following issues were provided by YIVO Institute for Jewish Research: 1. Jahrgang, Nr. 10 (1. Dez. 1939); Jahrgang 2, Nr. 7 [=Nr. 21] (27. Jan. 1940); Jahrgang 2, Nr. 78 (5. Mai 1940).*
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